NFD Journal: June 1990 (Vol. 4, No. 2)

Some of the items featured in the June 1990 issue of ‘NFD Journal:

  • John Rua, a Master Deaf carver, talks about his trip to Japan to present a Pou Pou for Expo 90. This was his first trip out of New Zealand. 
  • A visiting Deaf American, Dr. David Stewart, gives a series of open lectures at Kelston and van Asch, talking about the role of technology in sign language teaching, along with TC issues, role of NZSL in education of deaf people, Deaf Culture issues and mainstreaming. 
  • 9 May 1990 was the opening day of McHattie House, the new national headquarters of the New Zealand Association of the Deaf. 
  • The NZ Federation for Deaf Children sponsored a group of deaf students to the Outdoor Pursuits Camp near Turangi. 
  • The North Island Deaf VX plays against the South Island Deaf VX at Haitaitai, Wellington with the South XV winning 17-14. A new national Deaf Rugby Championships involving three 7-a-side teams will play at Palmerston North on 31 March 1991. 
  • Rotorua Deaf Club celebrates its 10th Anniversary, and New Zealand’s first ever Christian Deaf Camp was held in Nelson

  1. Alastair Appleby

  2. Bruce McHattie

  3. Carol Towers

  4. Celia Trapski

  5. Christine Carr

  6. Eileen McGee

  7. Francis Nglam

  8. George Hiri

  9. Hilary McCormack

  10. Jane Cutt

  11. John Rua

  12. Ken Brain

  13. Kevin Pivac

  14. Linda Prouse

  15. Margaret Coutts

  16. Megan Mansfield

  17. Patrick Thompson

  18. Paul Buzzard

  19. Paula Haworth

  20. Phonse Carroll

  21. Robert Mowatt

  22. Roy Williams

  23. Vicki Smith

  24. Victoria Manning

Reference number NFDJ1990-4-2-MJN